Convergence in oncology Lausanne summit

September 24-25 2020, Lausanne, Switzerland


The Convergence in Oncology Summit is an international annual assembly of industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and investors active in the field of Oncology to debate and explore synergies that can accelerate the development of the most promising solutions in the field.

From diagnostics to therapeutics, rapid change in technology innovation modifies the landscape faster than any organizations can keep up with. Convergence of technologies from mature and emerging sectors are creating new opportunities that can significantly accelerate disruptive solutions that benefit patients globally.

The principal aim of this Summit is to promote development of new solutions through convergence and sharing of opportunities in the field of Oncology. The Summit is organized by professionals for professionals and we look forward to welcoming you to Lausanne, Switzerland, for networking and sharing of knowledge among industry leaders, entrepreneurs, academics and investors.

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Industry Leaders Entrepreneurs Investors
• Panel discussions • Company presentations • Investment outlook
Digitization    Prevention    Diagnostics    Therapeutics

Programme 2020

The Summit is organized around eight consecutive plenary panel sessions over two days.

19:00 - 22:00
VIP Dinner
10:00 - 11:00
Networking Coffee
11:00 - 12:30
From Data to Decision:
Applied Artificial Intelligence in Oncology
Robert Murphy, Carnegie Mellon University
12:30 - 14:00
Networking Lunch
14:00 - 15:30
CAR-T Cell Therapy:
Challenges and Opportunities
Georges Coukos, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
16:00 - 17:30
Health Economics & Access to Innovation:
What Does It Mean for Patients post COVID-19?
Herb Riband, InnAxx Consulting
Christina Rångemark Åkerman, Dell Medical School at the University of Texas
Bettina Ryll, Melanoma Patient Network Europe
18:00 - 19:15
Convergence for Better Health Outcomes:
Connecting the Dots
William Burns, Molecular Partners
19:15 - 19:45
Salus Excellence Award
William Burns, Molecular Partners
19:45 - 20:30
Farewell Apero
End of The Convergence in Oncology Summit 2020
12:00 - 13:45
Registration & Welcome Lunch
13:45 - 14:00
Official Opening
14:00 - 15:30
Translational Medicine:
Lana Kandalaft, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
16:00 - 17:30
Next Generation Diagnostics in Oncology:
The Promise of the OMICS Age
Miro Venturi, Foundation Medicine
18:30 - 22:00

Videos highlights

«When talking about Oncology, time is of essence and shortening. The only option we have left today is to converge and work together to speed up oncology research.» Nasri Nahas, CEO Biopôle

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